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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 glow /ˈglo/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glow v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glowed p. pr. & vb. n. Glowing.]
 1. To shine with an intense or white heat; to give forth vivid light and heat; to be incandescent.
    Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees.   --Pope.
 2. To exhibit a strong, bright color; to be brilliant, as if with heat; to be bright or red with heat or animation, with blushes, etc.
    Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays.   --Dryden.
    And glow with shame of your proceedings.   --Shak.
 3. To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin, from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn.
 Did not his temples glow
 In the same sultry winds and acrching heats?   --Addison.
    The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands.   --Gay.
 4. To feel the heat of passion; to be animated, as by intense love, zeal, anger, etc.; to rage, as passior; as, the heart glows with love, zeal, or patriotism.
    With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows.   --Dryden.
    Burns with one love, with one resentment glows.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glow, v. t. To make hot; to flush. [Poetic]
 Fans, whose wind did seem
 To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glow, n.
 1. White or red heat; incandscence.
 2. Brightness or warmth of color; redness; a rosy flush; as, the glow of health in the cheeks.
 3. Intense excitement or earnestness; vehemence or heat of passion; ardor.
    The red glow of scorn.   --Shak.
 4. Heat of body; a sensation of warmth, as that produced by exercise, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an alert and refreshed state [syn: freshness]
      2: light from nonthermal sources [syn: luminescence]
      3: the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its
         temperature is raised [syn: incandescence]
      4: a feeling of considerable warmth; "the glow of new love"; "a
         glow of regret"
      5: a steady even light without flames
      6: the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving
         at a point on a surface [syn: radiance, glowing]
      7: an appearance of reflected light [syn: gleam, gleaming,
      v 1: emit a steady even light without flames; "The fireflies were
           glowing and flying about in the garden"
      2: especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color,
         such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of
         the sauna" [syn: beam, radiate, shine]
      3: shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in
         the dark"; "The candles were burning" [syn: burn]
      4: be exuberant or high-spirited; "Make the people's hearts
      5: experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from
         good health or an intense emotion; "She was beaming with
         joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness" [syn: beam, radiate,